By Subscription: new writing by Michelle Boisseau, Thomas E. Kennedy, and New Letters Literary Award winners Elizabeth Haukaas, Mindy Lewis and Cady Vishniac. 


Jonathan Stalling discusses how China’s oral poetic tradition has informed his collections Grotto Heaven and  Yingelishi.


The Capital of Kansas City by Gary Gildner


Winners, finalists, and judges for the 2015 New Letters Literary Awards: Click arrow below for details.  

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Kansas City Literary Events

Pam Gout & Justin Runge

Lawrence, Kan.
Thursday, May 26, 2016

Juan Felipe Herrera

Kansas City, Mo.
Friday, May 27, 2016

Pop Poetry: Gustavo Adolfo Aybar

Kansas City, Mo.
Saturday, May 28, 2016


BkMk Press Book Wins IPPY Award

Evan Morgan Williams won the gold medal for short fiction for his book Thorn.

New Letters Magazine Gathers Award-Winning Work

The new issue of New Letters magazine volume 82 no. 2, features multiple award winners, including poet Michelle Boisseau, and Thomas E. Kennedy with his essay “The Memory Clinic.” Click arrow below.


C.D. Wright Collection

This collection features a CD containing both the 1999 and the 2009 interviews with acclaimed poet C.D. Wright. For a limited time, these programs are also available for free streaming through our archives.